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Springfield, MO – Man Injured in Auto Accident on I-44

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Springfield, MO (November 1, 2022) – One man was transported to a local hospital following a crash that occurred in Greene County on Sunday afternoon. At around noon on October 30, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is dispatched to a collision that occurred on Interstate 44.

According to local law enforcement, a rear-end collision between a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado in a 2022 Toyota tundra occurred on Interstate 44, just 8.5 miles west of Springfield, Missouri. Both vehicles were severely damaged as a result of the collision.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 51-year-old Thomas Mallett of Elgin, Oklahoma, suffered injuries in the accident. Mallett was transported by EMS to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, where he underwent treatment for the injuries he suffered.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the collision at this time.

We hope Thomas Mallett recovers quickly from his injuries.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Springfield, MO – Man Injured in Auto Accident on I-44Every day, car accidents in Missouri leave people with severe injuries that require extensive medical care. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are preventable. Most of them take place as a result of drivers who are negligent.

The most common cause of car accidents is distracted driving. This can include texting while driving, talking on the phone, eating, drinking, or any other activity that takes your attention away from the road. Distracted driving is a leading factor in many accidents, especially among young drivers. Other common causes of car accidents include drunk driving, speeding, and aggressive driving.

If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence, there may be legal options available to help you move forward. Working with a Springfield car accident lawyer can help you seek the maximum amount of compensation possible for your damages.

Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you seek the maximum amount of financial compensation possible for your damages. We will prove your case and that the defendant is at fault. We will prove that the defendant is responsible for your damages and demand that they painful and timely compensation for medical costs, repairs for your vehicle, and more.

Our team will remain by your side every step of the way as we fight to ensure you are able to get justice. If we cannot come to a settlement agreement on your behalf, we will represent you inside the courtroom to ensure you are able to obtain a favorable verdict for your personal injury lawsuit. At your earliest convenience, schedule a consultation with our team by calling 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.